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  • Gold Derby nuggets: Pete Hammond: Best actress 'down to the wire' | Oscars leading men

     
    • Pete Hammond -- who pegged Sandra Bullock as a contender weeks before anyone else -- surveys the lead actress field and finds it "all over the map." Pete concludes, "EW's annual survey of four academy voters (not the biggest sample exactly) had Streep...
  • Winners of Gold Derby Film Decade Awards announced

     
    Our forum posters are not content merely to bestow annual awards for the best film and TV. Now they look back over many years to declare the best of 2000-09. Yesterday they unveiled the winners of their Gold Derby Film Decade Awards. See reactions in this...
  • Will playing 'Iron Lady' Margaret Thatcher finally win Oscar gold once more for Meryl Streep?

     
    As reported by Borys Kit in the Hollywood Reporter, "Meryl Streep is in talks to reteam with her 'Mamma Mia!' director Phyllida Lloyd for 'Thatcher,' a biopic of the controversial and long-governing former British prime minister. Jim Broadbent is in talks...
  • Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr talk about the sad romance of 'Inception'

     
    Director Christopher Nolan turned to a familiar collaborator for the music of "Inception," this weekend's box office leader: It was Hans Zimmer, who brought the taut, dooming minimalist string arrangements that marked the sound of Nolan's two Batman films...
  • Hans Zimmer on manipulating Edith Piaf for 'Inception': 'It's how you get from one dream level to the next'

     
    Christopher Nolan's dream-within-a-dream-heist comes with a taut, damning score, courtesy of the filmmaker's go-to-composer, Hans Zimmer. Yet the tense, minimal foghorn-like bellows take their inspiration from something far more delicate. Édith Piaf's...
  • Inception– the music “code”

     
    Savvy moviegoers like you and me picked up on the inclusion of Edith Piaf music in Christopher Nolan's Inception. Oh, you say to yourself, “He's slapped a little Edith in the ‘diagetic' (part of the scene, music coming from a radio or stereo)...
  • Movie Review: Micmacs

     
    The director of Amelie, A Very Long Engagement and Delicatessen serves up another darkly comic French fable and an unseen world of freaks and geeks with Micmacs, an intricate and daft tale of love, family and revenge. If opens this weekend at The Enzian....
  • Marion Cotillard's life in pink

    Marion Cotillard's life in pink
    Marion Cotillard has appeared in more than 40 movies, including Tim Burton's "Big Fish," Ridley Scott's "A Good Year," Luc Besson's "Taxi" movies and, most recently, "La Vie en Rose," in which she played Edith Piaf. That performance has been generating...
  • Superstars storm Globe noms

    Superstars storm Globe noms
    Though some awards seasons leave voters wondering whether there's enough talent to warrant nominations, let alone awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. apparently had so many favorites it gave nods to them all. Vying for the 65th annual Golden...
  • 'Into the Wild' dominates SAG awards

    'Into the Wild' dominates SAG awards
    "Into the Wild," Sean Penn's harrowing drama about Christopher McCandless, a young man who traveled the country after graduating from college only to perish in Alaska, dominated the 14th annual Screen Actors Guild Award nominations announced this morning....
  • Actresses make the most of it

    Actresses make the most of it
    EVEN as the men's acting Oscar categories are overflowing with strong contenders, the actress races, as usual, reflect the paucity of opportunities for women. Don't expect that to change any time soon. "Not when Will Smith movies make $78 million on...